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    Rumor: super metriod remake and metriod prime trilogy are coming to the switch

    in Nintendo Discussion on 28 November 2019

    While the thought of the first Metroid Prime in HD is exhilarating, it would be such a MASSIVE step back for me after the superb accuracy and utter liberation of playing with the Wii remote. And aiming with joy-con motion is a pathetic substitute; to me it doesn't begin to compare. However, if Nintendo were to release a USB sensor bar for the Switch to allow the use of Wii Remotes then I'm all...

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    The greatest loser; which console that lost its gen in sales do you love most?

    in Gaming Discussion on 18 November 2019

    The Gamecube. In addition to the NES, they're the only two generations I've been fine with only having Nintendo's console. Of course I wasn't going to miss out on playing games like Halo and God of War completely, but there wasn't enough there for me to feel like I had to own another console that generation. ...

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    George Lucas reacts to The Rise of Skywalker trailer (Parody)

    in Movies Discussion on 23 October 2019

    Darashiva said: Where does this weird idea that the prequel-trilogy wasn't actually that bad in hindsight come from? Even at their worst this Disney-trilogy has been nowhere near as insufferable awful as The Phantom Menace or Attack of the Clones were. Revenge of the Sith was at least decent, for the most part, but that doesn't really mean much after the first two movies. Is it just...

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    How would you feel if the PS5 dev kit design was actually the PS5 design?

    in Sony Discussion on 21 October 2019

    Looks fine as a dev kit though. ...

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    Best Nintendo console

    in Nintendo Discussion on 23 September 2019

    It's a tie for me:The NES for how it affected the industry:  Established the 3rd party business model, made D-pads standard over 8-way joysticks, and of course, how its library helped to shape gaming going forward. Not to mention how it resuscitated the home gaming market in the US after the crash of '83.The SNES for so many stellar titles in its well-rounded library of games and how...

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    The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening reviews: Meta 88, OC 88

    in Nintendo Discussion on 19 September 2019

    Barkley said: Never played the original, only Zelda Games I've played much of is Ocarina of Time 3DS and BOTW. But I'm going to pick this up.I did play a few hours of Phantom Hourglass but I can't really remember that. I also played 4-ish hours of Majora's Mask but didn't like it. That's perfectly normal; I try not to remember the DS Zelda games either. :D  (Hated the...

    Write 59

    Favourite Nintendo hardware revision (so far)

    in Nintendo Discussion on 26 August 2019

    The DS Lite would be first for its sleek design and beautiful bright screen, with the GBA SP being a respectable second. The worst is definitely the Wii revision for its Gamecube/online omissions and its ugly design. ...

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    Nintendo Switch Lite Officially Revealed - $199, September 20th, Dedicated Handheld

    in Nintendo Discussion on 10 July 2019

    It's a shame that it's undockable because if it were, I'd replace my current switch with this as my main system in a second. I'm sure it's because the Switch Lite is not meant to run at a higher performance and does not have a fan, but not being able to play it on the TV is a problem for me. I don't take my Switch with me anywhere but I do play a lot around the house, and I'm tempted to get one...

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    Most beautiful 2D game ever

    in Gaming Discussion on 05 July 2019

    Wario Land: Shake It on Wii for its glorious animation. And the remake of Toki for Switch is just beautiful looking: ...

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    Which early 3D "look" stands up better to you?

    in Gaming Discussion on 24 June 2019

    If we're just comparing the ability to do 3D engines then I think N64 was much better, despite the blurry graphics. Like many have stated, the N64 was designed to do convincing 3D better. For example, the N64 hardware had a z-buffer which allowed for 3D objects' images to remain stationary like they would in reality. For example, when you approach a statue in Tomb Raider and then proceed to walk...

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    Genesis/Megadrive Mini is going to be the best mini-console ever made!

    in Gaming Discussion on 20 May 2019

    Most of the titles so far are good, minus a few throwaways like Dr Robotnik and Sonic Spinball. Alex Kidd is lame but I get why it's there and I don't like Toejam and Earl at all but I know some people do. Street Fighter is also a complete waste because the controls on a 3 button pad are absurd.But assuming everything is handled well with this I'll definitely be getting one, mostly because my...

    Write 63

    Donkey Kong Country vs Yoshi's Island

    in Nintendo Discussion on 27 March 2019

    I really like DKC (especially the first one) but easily Yoshi's Island for me.DKC is a fun platformer with beautiful visuals. Yoshi's Island is a masterpiece and probably one of my top 3 platformers of all time along with Super Mario World and Super Mario Bros 3. Even Tropical Freeze (my favorite DKC game) can't compete with the first Yoshi's Island. Its level design is great (love collecting...

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    Super Mario Maker 2 OR a Brand New 2D Super Mario Game

    in Nintendo Discussion on 04 March 2019

    I love Mario Maker, but personally, I'd definitely choose a brand new 2D Super Mario. As long as it ditched the "new" theme of those last games....

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    Will Mario Maker 2 become a 10+ million seller?

    in Nintendo Discussion on 04 March 2019

    I still say that if Mario Maker had been a launch game for the WiiU, the console would have sold close to Gamecube numbers. Alas, we will never know. Anyway, to answer the question, absolutely 10m+. ...

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    Best motion controls on Wii

    in Nintendo Discussion on 10 February 2019

    To me, the pointer controls specifically were the single best thing about the Wii. Playing a game like Prime Trilogy at 60fps with a steadied hand is one of the best experiences I've ever had with a game and it will be sorely missed when Prime 4 releases on Switch. I truly hope that Nintendo releases a sensor bar add on for the dock and Wii Remote support....

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    What are your top 5 console games from the PS3/X360/Wii generation?

    in Gaming Discussion on 09 June 2018

    1. Bioshock 2. Super Mario Galaxy 2 3. Uncharted 2 4. Metal Gear Solid 4 5. Super Mario Galaxy...

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    Rare's vs Retro's Donkey Kong Country games

    in Nintendo Discussion on 09 June 2018

    Tropical Freeze > any of the others, with the original Rare DKC a fairly close second. Returns, however, was not all that great for me and was too severely hampered by the abysmal control choice of having to shake the Wii remote to roll. I find it surprising how many people choose DKC 2 as the best of the original trilogy. It was just so uninspired and "me too" compared to the awesome...

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    Nintendo E3 2018 presentation leaked by some random 4chan guy

    in Nintendo Discussion on 19 May 2018

    Damn, still no Metroid Dread....

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    Best original Xbox game besides Halo 1/2

    in Microsoft Discussion on 10 May 2018

    Splinter Cell 1 & 2.  The controls and aiming, the level design; to me the series was so much better than MGS during that generation.  And Pandora Tomorrow's multiplayer was great. Splinter Cell wasn't exclusive to Xbox, but it was best on that console IMO....

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    Your favorite Late Night Show host

    in General Discussion on 09 March 2018

    Great thread; I thought about making one on this topic a couple of years ago.  I'll just stick to the five I watch (Colbert, Fallon, Kimmel, Meyers and Conan).   Best Monologue: Tie:  Colbert & Kimmel I love Jimmy Kimmel's monologue as his delivery and attitude are great. His only weakness here is that he tends to interrupt his monologue with lame comedy bits...

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